SCMG501 Technology in Supply Chain Management (3 semester hours)

This course is the study of the impact of new technologies and methodologies in implementation of innovations in operational, tactical, and strategic initiatives in supply and demand settings. The impact on application of synchronized performance measurements by introducing technology enabled approaches will be reviewed. The critical role of new technology in reduction of cycle time, meeting the far exceeding customer demand, and creation of an effective and efficient setting will be analyzed. Topics such as computational and visibility capabilities and tracking system will be discussed.

SCMG502 Global Issues in Supply Chain Management (3 semester hours)

This course is a review of challenges and opportunities that we may encounter in management of a supply and demand chain due to Globalization. The course is intended to highlight stumbling blocks which prevent seamless integration of operations, sales and marketing, and finance. Topics such as commercial and global risk, risk mitigating techniques, their use, and legal and ethical issues in a global setting will be discussed.

SCMG503 Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy (3 semester hours)

This course is a study of supply chain management as an indispensable part of a business’s sustainability program. It is critical to know the level of environmental, social, and economic impact and viability of your vendors and customers is becoming increasingly common as all industries move towards a more sustainable future. Government pressures are unlikely to be the driver of this change, but you're already seeing corporate pressures on suppliers and vendors. This course will examine the intersection of the components of sustainability and the tools required to achieve optimum balance with corporate profitability, supplier relationships and customer service.

SCMG604 Managerial Supply Chain Risk Management (3 semester hours)

This course is a study of the integration of organizational objectives with objectives to optimize operational performance and minimize operational vulnerability. This course will delve into understanding the implementation of strategies to manage every day and exceptional risks along the supply chain through continuous risk assessment with the objective of reducing vulnerability and ensuring continuity. Managing supply chain risk utilizes tools to balance risk exposure with supplier relationships and customer service. Topics include risk concepts, risk management strategies, risk resilience, risk appetite, risk response planning, risk compliance and risk governance.

SCMG605 Case Studies in Supply Chain Management (3 semester hours)

This course is the study of a series of case studies in supply chain management which demonstrate the application of supply chain principles to optimize organizational outcomes and achieve corporate objectives. Supply chain practitioners often state that theory is fine but case studies are better. But blending the two is the best. Supply chains exist throughout commercial and public sectors. Case studies will be offered in both including the US Department of Defense, the world's largest supply chain. Cases will show the global nature of supply chains and will demonstrate its foundations including SCOR processes such as Plan, Source, Make, Deliver, Return and Enable.

SCMG609 Supply Chain Analytics (3 semester hours)

This course is the study of how data analytics will be used in quantitative and qualitative mode to create actionable intelligence across supply and demand chain. We will discuss the use of analytics in the context of supply chain management in descriptive, Topics such as inferential, and prescriptive modes in sourcing, operations, logistics, marketing, sales, and finance. The modeling aspects of integrated supply chain activities for the purpose of decision support system will be studied.